We recently came across a problem where PDFs over 2 MB would not upload in an ASP site housed on IIS 7.5 Windows 2008 server. We found that this was because –
The ideal WordPress installation runs on a linux+apache platform but with a little tweaking, runs just fine on IIS. One common problem is with the installation of plugins and the application of the automatic upgrades of WordPress. You’ll see something like: “Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-2.x.x Download failed.: Could not copy files. Installation Failed” The problem.
Download wordpress http://wordpress.org/latest.zip Extract the zip file to a suitable folder where you want the website to run from e.g. d:\data\intranet Setup an IIS website and point to this folder. See video for instructions on setting up an IIS website Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php You will then have a wordpress web folder that.
To setup the MySQL database you can either use the MySQL command prompt or-
Here are the start to finish instructions for setting up your wordpress blog site on a Windows IIS server. This was done on a windows 2003 server. In this instance I am setting up wordpress to use as an intranet site. Part 1 covers install of: MySQL FastCGI Extension PHP Install MySQL Download MySQL-
To resolve this problem without changing the application: Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. Double-click your computer name in the left pane, and then double-click Web Sites. Locate the Web site and directory that houses the ASP application. Right-click the application site or directory, and then click Properties..